6 Dead After Highway Crash in New Mexico

The accident happened during a severe dust storm.

May 23, 2014— -- Two cars collided during a severe dust storm in New Mexico, killing six people, State Police said.

The accident happened at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday along Interstate 10 in Hidalgo County, several miles from the Arizona border.

Authorities are investigating the crash, and the highway’s eastbound lanes remained closed hours after the accident.